McKenzie, TN

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Population

5,455

3.45% decline

Median Age

38.8


Median Household Income

$35,600

15% growth

Poverty Rate

24.1%


Number of Employees

2,169

1.77% decline

Median Property Value

$90,600

0.779% growth

About

In 2017, McKenzie, TN had a population of 5.46k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $35,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of McKenzie, TN declined from 5,650 to 5,455, a -3.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,968 to $35,600, a 15% increase.

The population of McKenzie, TN is 82.9% White Alone, 12.3% Black or African American Alone, and 3.67% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in McKenzie, TN speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in McKenzie, TN are Bethel University (219718) (1,252 degrees awarded in 2017) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie (112 degrees).

The median property value in McKenzie, TN is $90,600, and the homeownership rate is 63.6%. Most people in McKenzie, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in McKenzie, TN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of McKenzie, TN employs 2.17k people. The largest industries in McKenzie, TN are Educational Services (557 people), Manufacturing (342 people), and Retail Trade (253 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,125), Transportation & Warehousing ($58,125), and Public Administration ($42,550).

Median household income in McKenzie, TN is $35,600. Males in McKenzie, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in McKenzie, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,600

2017 value

± $6,774

15%

1 Year Growth

± 21.2%

Households in McKenzie, TN have a median annual income of $35,600, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $30,968 in 2016, which represents a 15% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961

Average Male Salary

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $53,011 ± $6,619

  2. White

    $46,471 ± $904

  3. American Indian

    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McKenzie, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9622.02

  2. Census Tract 9622.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in McKenzie, TN was Census Tract 9622.02 with a value of $43,833, followed by Census Tract 9622.01 and N/A, with respective values of $29,919 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McKenzie, TN (1.18k out of 4.88k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    953 ± 231

  2. Black

    121 ± 110

  3. Two Or More

    95 ± 108

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McKenzie, TN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.17k

2017 Value

± 364

-1.77%

1 Year decline

± 23.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in McKenzie, TN declined at a rate of -1.77%, from 2.21k employees to 2.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McKenzie, TN, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (462 people), Production Occupations (323 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (214 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McKenzie, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of McKenzie, TN, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (462 people), Production Occupations (323 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (214 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, McKenzie, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.96 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (3.52 times), and Production Occupations (2.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of McKenzie, TN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($75,804), Protective Service Occupations ($50,417), and Education Information, & Library Occupations ($39,821).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.17k

2017 Value

± 364

-1.77%

1 Year decline

± 23.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in McKenzie, TN declined at a rate of -1.77%, from 2.21k employees to 2.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McKenzie, TN, are Educational Services (557 people), Manufacturing (342 people), and Retail Trade (253 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McKenzie, TN, though some of these residents may live in McKenzie, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in McKenzie, TN, by number of employees, are Educational Services (557 people), Manufacturing (342 people), and Retail Trade (253 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, McKenzie, TN has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.77 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.26 times), and Manufacturing (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in McKenzie, TN, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,125), Transportation & Warehousing ($58,125), and Public Administration ($42,550).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $38.9B

  2. $35.5B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $38.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($35.5B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$366B

2020 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

43.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $366B. This is expected to increase 43.2% to $525B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.6B

  2. $18.7B

  3. $18.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $31.6B, followed by Texas with $18.7B and Georgia and $18.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94% of the population of McKenzie, TN has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 1.98% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of McKenzie, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in McKenzie, TN see 1994 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.62% decrease from the previous year (2182 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4013 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3512 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,994 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, TN see an average of 1,994 patients per year. This represents a 8.62% decrease from the previous year (2,182 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Carroll County, TN in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.02%

Uninsured

39.3%

Employer Coverage

21.5%

Medicaid

14.4%

Medicare

16.7%

Non-Group

1.98%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in McKenzie, TN declined by 27.3% from 8.29% to 6.02%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in McKenzie, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

McKenzie, TN is home to a population of 5.46k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.94% of McKenzie, TN residents were born outside of the country (106 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of McKenzie, TN is composed of 4.52k White Alone residents (82.9%), 670 Black or African American Alone residents (12.3%), 200 Two or More Races residents (3.67%), 52 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.953%), 13 Asian Alone residents (0.238%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.2

27

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14

In 2017, the median age of all people in McKenzie, TN was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 27. But people in McKenzie, TN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all McKenzie, TN residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

106 people

2.65%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

150 people

As of 2017, 1.94% of McKenzie, TN residents (106 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in McKenzie, TN was 2.65%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    92,263 ± 7,405 people

  2. India

    21,162 ± 3,566 people

  3. Guatemala

    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of McKenzie, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in McKenzie, TN was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.52k ± 236

  2. Black or African American Alone

    670 ± 204

  3. Two or More Races

    200 ± 141

In 2017, there were 6.75 times more White Alone residents (4.52k people) in McKenzie, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 670 Black or African American Alone and 200 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in McKenzie, TN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    103 ± 64

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    86 ± 75

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    27 ± 37

McKenzie, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in McKenzie, TN awarded 1,364 degrees. The student population of McKenzie, TN is skewed towards women, with 2,613 male students and 3,342 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in McKenzie, TN are White (797 and 58.9%), followed by Black or African American (432 and 31.9%), Unknown (75 and 5.54%), and Hispanic or Latino (15 and 1.11%).

The largest universities in McKenzie, TN by number of degrees awarded are Bethel University (219718) (1,252 and 91.8%) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie (112 and 8.21%).

The most popular majors in McKenzie, TN are Organizational Leadership (329 and 24.1%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (229 and 16.8%), and General Business (209 and 15.3%).

The median tuition costs in McKenzie, TN are $9,805 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 329 degrees awarded

  2. 206 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in McKenzie, TN was Organizational Leadership with 329 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in McKenzie, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,252 degrees awarded

  2. 112 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$9,805

Median Private

In 2017, the McKenzie, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bethel University (219718) with 1,252 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

641

Degrees Awarded to Men

723

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 641 men were awarded degrees from institutions in McKenzie, TN, which is 0.887 times less than the 723 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in McKenzie, TN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    797 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    432 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    75 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in McKenzie, TN were to White students. These 797 degrees mean that there were 1.84 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 432 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in McKenzie, TN was $90,600 in 2017, which is 0.394 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $89,900 to $90,600, a 0.779% increase. The homeownership rate in McKenzie, TN is 63.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in McKenzie, TN have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in McKenzie, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$90,600

2017 Median

± $6,667

$89,900

2016 Median

± $6,820

In 2017, the median property value in McKenzie, TN grew to to $90,600 from the previous year's value of $89,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in McKenzie, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McKenzie, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $90k - $100k range.

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Household Income

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$35,600

Median Household Income

± $6,774

2.25k

Number of Households

± 310

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.25k households in McKenzie, TN grew to $35,600 from the previous year's value of $30,968.

The following chart displays the households in McKenzie, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in McKenzie, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McKenzie, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.6%

2017 Homeownership

62.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.6% of the housing units in McKenzie, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in McKenzie, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McKenzie, TN have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.35% of the workforce in McKenzie, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.9%

  2. Walked

    10.7%

  3. Other

    5.29%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in McKenzie, TN was Drove Alone (73.9%), followed by those who Walked (10.7%) and those who Other (5.29%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in McKenzie, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McKenzie, TN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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